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Forest fires prompt precautionary air quality advisory

Posted on 28 May 2015 by staff | Comments (0)

Due to increased smoke and particulate matter from forest fires in northern Alberta, Alberta Health Services issued a precautionary air quality advisory. Individuals living or travelling in the Lethbridge area are advised to be aware of air conditions and take precautions against potential health concerns that can be associated with current conditions. Although the current…Continue Reading

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Flippin’ Fiddler Scott Woods will be ‘Fiddling in the key of eh? in Fort Macleod

Posted on 27 May 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

The Flippin’ Fiddler returns to Fort Macleod early next month. Scott Woods and his band perform their “Fiddling in the…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod town council has few answers on CAO’s dismissal

Posted on 27 May 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

People looking for insight Monday into Fort Macleod council’s decision to dismiss chief administrative officer David Connauton got little satisfaction. Council under questioning during the public portion of Monday’s meeting at the RCMP Centennial Library offered few answers. “I was very shocked,” Fort Macleod resident Terry Daniel said of Connauton’s dismissal on May 13. “I…Continue Reading


Willow Creek MD contributed $4.6-million to towns past three years

Posted on 27 May 2015 by robvogt | Comments (0)

From 2013-’15, the MD of Willow Creek provided $4.6-million in operating and capital funding to the five towns within its…Continue Reading

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Fort Macleod Anglican church offers free day camp on school PD days

Posted on 27 May 2015 by Contributor | Comments (0)

VAL KOSTELANSKY – GAZETTE CONTRIBUTOR A need has been identified in Fort Macleod — and other communities too it seems…Continue Reading

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Empress Theatre presents musical comedy ‘Chickens’

Posted on 20 May 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

Chickens: A Musical Comedy takes the stage of the Empress Theatre this week. Chickens is the latest community theatre offering…Continue Reading


Fort Macleod town council postpones discussion of organizational review report

Posted on 20 May 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

Town council has tabled until June 16 discussion of the final report from the second phase of an organizational review.…Continue Reading

Granum Old Jail and Museum volunteer Mike Sherman beside the new pillory and stock built by Gavin Moore for the Granum Old Jail and Museum.

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Granum museum features colourful character from past

Posted on 20 May 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

A colourful character from the past is the subject of a new exhibit at the Granum Old Jail and Museum. Nora Tanuina Mortes Barley Power — known affectionately as Rainbow Power by Granum and Fort Macleod residents — has a prominent place in the museum. “She was quite an icon in Granum,” museum volunteer Mike…Continue Reading

Capt. John McDonald (left) presents a Quilt of Valor to friend Nigel Edmunds, a retired Canadian Armed Forces medic.

Fort Macleod veteran honoured by Quilt of Valor presentation

Posted on 20 May 2015 by Editor | Comments (0)

A Fort Macleod man got an unexpected hug from a friend on Saturday. Nigel Edmunds was presented with a Quilt…Continue Reading

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PowWow May2015

Traditional First Nations drumming and dancing, a princess contest and a Blackfoot naming ceremony highlighted a school pow wow May 7 at the Fort Macleod and District Sports Centre. Here are some images. 15 Photos

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Fort Macleod town council held a special secret meeting that led to the dismissal of chief administrative officer David Connauton. In the interests of openness and accountability, should council issue

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